DCBOE – Cyber Security Engineer Entry (632785)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
1015 Half Street, SE Suite 750, Washington, DC 20003
Position closes 07/28/2020

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

1-5 years of experience. Implements, administers, and operates various information security technologies.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

1-5 yrs implementing security solutions on networks, endpoints and websites (Required 1 Year)
1-5 yrs creating and updating security plans and training users on security best practices. (Required 2 Years)
1-5 yrs implementing, administering, and operating IS tech such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, Antivirus, net traffic analyzers, and malware analysis (Required 1 Year)
1-5 yrs utilizing advanced experience with scripting and tool automation such as Perl, PowerShell, Regex (Required 1 Year)
1-5 yrs developing, leading and executing information security incident response plans (Required 2 Years)
1-5 yrs developing standard and complex IT solutions & services, driven by business requirements and industry standards (Required 1 Year)
BS Degree in IT, Cybersecurity, Engineering or equivalent experience (Required)

Complete Description:

The District of Columbia Board of Elections (DCBOE) is the independent agency of the District government responsible for the administration of elections, ballot access, and voter registration. DCBOE consists of three active Board members, an Executive Director, a General Counsel, and a number of support staff who run the day-to-day operations of the Agency.

The mission of BOE is to enfranchise eligible residents, conduct elections, and assure the integrity of the electoral process. This mission is mandated by federal and local statutes. The schedule of elections, which is dictated by law, requires flexibility in the funding levels established from year to year. This mission is executed through the operation of the District’s voter registration system; by administration of the ballot access process for candidates and measures; through the delivery of comprehensive public, media, and voter information services, by maintenance of technical systems to support voting, ballot tabulation, and electronic mapping of election district boundaries; through planning and implementation of each District of Columbia election; and through the performance of legal counsel, rulemaking, and adjudication functions.

The DCBOE is looking for a Cyber Security Engineer to implement security best practices across the agency and across different parts of the IT function at DCBOE. The ideal candidate will serve as the security expert and liason with the citywide information security team and with District network provider, DCNet.


  1. Expertise in implementing, administrating and operating information security technologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, Antivirus, network traffic analyzers and malware analysis tools.
  2. Utilizes advanced experience with scripting and tool automation such as Perl, PowerShell, Regex.
  3. Develops, leads, and executes information security incident response plans.
  4. Develops standard and complex IT solutions & services, driven by business requirements and industry standards.
  5. May also leverage dynamic and static code assessment tools to measure vulnerability of applications throughout the SDLC.

Background check is required, if selected for the position.
There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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